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Parkinson went on: "When we clear the media smokescreen from around her death, what we're left with is a woman who came to represent all that's paltry and wretched about Britain today.
Three months later, a proposed funding plan before the California Transportation Commission proffers a paltry vision that won't shave a split second from the worst commute in the nation: northbound Interstate 405 through the Sepulveda Pass.
Teachers and students are assigned to stand-alone, self-contained school buildings that house paltry collections of mostly outdated curriculum materials.
That what qualifies for wildness today is a paltry facade of the awesome Pleistocene bestiary we stumbled upon only 13,000 years ago.
Certainly not that of the growing numbers of sick and starving masses for whom any fruits their paltry economies might bear are well out of reach.
The thoughtfulness I had hoped to find in the people working with children was more of a paltry 9-to-5 charade.
By his reckoning, he's saved himself pounds 1,500 in five years, and only had to fork out a paltry pounds 40 in fines for the three occasions when he was caught out by ticket inspectors.
EOP purchased the roughly 900,000 s/f office portion of the building earlier this month for $525 million, a price that, after factoring in other expenses relating to the acquisition, the company's senior vice president Shobi Khan said equated to about $580 per s/f, a downright paltry sum compared to the $800-$1000 per s/f similar office properties have traded for in Manhattan.
Its budget, which once reached as high as $26 million, is now estimated to be a paltry $1 million.
But Wallace and Gromit are worth a paltry pounds 4000 and pounds 2000 respectively, according to their insurers.
What I contribute is a merely a paltry sum in return for all that I have been given.
had initially proposed an amendment limiting the subsidy to a paltry $1 billion, but a spokesman later told the Associated Press that the senator had decided to withdraw it, on the grounds that money saved would just be spent on other projects.